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ETATRACK active 1500-A

Single-axis Tracking System for PV Modules Characteristics ƒƒ ƒƒ ƒƒ ƒƒ ƒƒ ƒƒ ƒƒ ƒƒ

total module surface up to c. 16.5 m2 no failure-prone light sensor no unnecessary tracking movements low power consumption (c. 1.5 kWh/year) statics according to German and European standards high reliability and life-expectancy maintenance-free cost-efficient tracking system photo may differ 3.5 m




min. 0.8 m

5.6 m

4.6 m

ƒƒ single-axis tracking system for PV modules* ƒƒ additional energy yield of up to 40 % compared to fixed installations

3 m

2.75 m


Design Ø min. 2.2 m or min. 1.95 m × 1.95 m

Tracking Unit ƒƒ single-axis tracking system ƒƒ angle of second axis adjustable 0 – 45° in steps of 5° ƒƒ elevation East-West: 90° ƒƒ module surface up to c. 16.5 m2 max. dimensions of mounted frames (supportive area, installation area PV modules): width: 3.5 m, height: 4.4 m, up to three rows of PV modules in upright position ƒƒ frame and pole: steel, hot-dip Zn-coated ƒƒ screw set: steel, Zn-coated ƒƒ module clamps made of stainless steel for mounting the PV modules using the holes in the module frame, incl. M6 stainless steel screw kits ƒƒ suitable for high wind speeds: statics according to German and European standards ƒƒ low energy consumption c. 1.5 kWh/year ƒƒ maintenance-free *

for framed PV modules according to IEC 61215, UL 1703

Example: system dimensions with 12 PV modules, c. 1.6 m × 0.8 m


Storage and Operating Conditions

ƒƒ electronics incl. battery in plastic housing ƒƒ supply voltage: 12 V DC (nominal voltage) up to 50 Voc (open-circuit voltage), by one of the tracked modules** ƒƒ stepwise tracking, depending on the daily sunshine duration (length of day) ƒƒ South position in darkness ƒƒ synchronisation of multiple units possible ƒƒ standby mode in periods of low irradiation***

ƒƒ ambient temperature range: –25 °C to +50 °C ƒƒ daily average ambient humidity: max. 80 % ƒƒ air salinity: max. 2 μg/m3, or distance from coast: min. 1 km ƒƒ altitude: –400 m to +3,000 m MSL ƒƒ for detailed description of ambient conditions for safe operation, cf. installation manual ƒƒ designs for other conditions on request

Drive ƒƒ DC linear drive ƒƒ maintenance-free Foundation ƒƒ concrete foundation with steel reinforcement (min. 3 m3)

** for safe operation in specific system designs, an additional small module might be necessary, cf. installation manual *** for safe operation, cf. installation manual

BERNT LORENTZ GmbH & Co. KG | Kroegerskoppel 7, 24558 Henstedt-Ulzburg, Germany, Tel. +49 (0) 4193 7548 - 0, Fax - 29, Errors excepted and possible alterations without prior notice.

Included in Delivery ƒƒ kit tracking unit ƒƒ module clamps (cf. design): 48 sets per tracking unit for 12 PV modules ƒƒ control ƒƒ drive ƒƒ installation manual ƒƒ optional: mounting clamps (J-clips), 36 sets per tracking unit, for mounting the PV modules with middle and end clamps v091120

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